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government money behind it, but the question occurred to me that just occurred to you: why on earth would they want to fund a magazine that stephen spender and i were editing and which--whose general political outlook was liberal, not at all conservative? this was, after all, in the eisenhower years. mr. dulles, i believe, was then head of the cia. it didn't make any sense to me. but it turned out, in fact, there was a liberal group within the cia that thought it very important to have an intellectual magazine in europe and, indeed, worldwide. we were an english language magazine and, in the end, pretty much a british magazine, but the idea was that we were supposed to be more cosmopolitan than that. and they decided to support the magazine, and once they started supporting it, it was a very successful magazine. they became very proud of it and didn't let it go until they had to. c-span: the first 39 pages of this book are--you say are fresh, brand-new, no one's ever read them before. what are they about? why did you... >> guest: it's an autobiographical memoir about my own personal intel
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